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  1. Video: Harrison Twins Tribute

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  2. Platoon system shows advantage of tempo-free stats

    This is something I've been thinking about since I saw the pre-season all-conference and all-American teams come out and saw what is in my opinion an under-representation of UK players on these lists. So I just decided to do what is probably a too-long, very geeky article and get it out once and for all.

    A few years back I bought into the idea of tempo-free stats as espoused by Dean Oliver, Ken Pomeroy and others being a preferable method of gauging performance than raw numbers. ...

    Updated 12-11-2014 at 10:02 AM by KSRBEvans

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  3. A Tempo-Free Look at UK-Texas

    In many ways, Kentucky and Texas are mirror images of one another, with UK a little better in most areas.

    Although John Calipari discussed Texas' team speed earlier in the week, neither UK nor Texas have played fast so far. UK is averaging 65.2 possessions/game, good for 232nd nationally in adjusted tempo. Texas is playing even slower, averaging 64.4 possessions/game (263rd nationally in adjusted tempo).

    With both teams, the slow pace is largely due to their opponents ...

    Updated 12-05-2014 at 01:56 PM by KSRBEvans

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  4. 1995-2014 BCS Conf Won 54 Of 60 Final 4 Games; SEC #1 With 14, #6 Big 12 With 4

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    If Final 4 Wins are the strongest indicator of conference strength (which I don't agree with) the SEC looks very good. From 1995-2014 (20 years) here are the Final 4 wins by conference:

    14 SEC (Kentucky 8, Florida 5, Arkansas 1)

    12 ACC (Duke 5, North Carolina 4, Maryland 2, Georgia Tech 1)

    11 Big East (UConn 6 as the 2 wins last year they were in the AAC, Syracuse 3, Louisville 2)

    7 Big 10 (Michigan State 3, Indiana 1, Illinois 1, Ohio
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  5. If UK selected a new basketball coach after the season - who would you select?

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    Who would you throw all your efforts into getting?

    I'm going to post 9 candidates, and a 10th "Other." There are a ton of potential candidates. I am like most people, I hope this is premature and we don't have to visit this for real for a decade. But let's assume the worst, and we have to decide it now.

    Who do you go guns-a-blazing for?

    Choice should be realistic. I'm going to put Tom Izzo on my list, as he's been mentioned in discussions in
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